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Mountain Goldenbanner - Thermopsis montana


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Stems erect, often clustered, hollow below, 40–90 cm. Herbage glabrate to strigose. Leaflets oblanceolate to obovate, 3–7 cm long; stipules broader but shorter. Raceme dense, 10–20 cm long, longer than the leaves. Flowers 18–30 mm long; calyx pubescent; sepals 3–4 mm long. Legume erect, pubescent, straight, 4–6 cm long with 5 to 15 seeds (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are varieties montana and ovata (B.L. Rob. ex Piper) H. St. John.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC, MT south to CA, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 5

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Habitat
Moist meadows, thickets, sagebrush steppe, forest, often along streams; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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